Seminar October 29, 2009

Latest Developments in Legislative Reform of Derivatives, Investor Protection and Rating Agencies

Event Detail

Willa Bruckner and David Baum of Alston & Bird's New York and Washington, DC offices, presented this teleseminar on three bills recently approved or under consideration by the House Financial Services Committee: The Over-the-Counter Derivatives Markets Act of 2009, The Investor Protection Act of 2009, and The Accountability and Transparency in Rating Agencies Act.  They discussed the following topics.

  • How might current derivatives trading practices be affected?
  • What changes might there be to the duties owed, disclosures required to be received by and other protections afforded retail clients of investment advisers and broker-dealers providing investment advice?
  • For both issuers and investors, how might the debt markets be affected by statutory changes to the role of the rating agencies?

October 29, 2009
12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

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Media Contacts
Nicholas Clarke
Senior Communications Manager
Phone: 212.210.1222
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